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Election 2014

Shirley endorsed by Navajo Code Talker

As the Navajo Supreme Court and the Navajo Board of Election Supervisors continued with plans to address the situation with Chris Deschene, his opponent, Navajo Nation presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr., continued to campaign.

Election 2014

With general election looming, finality for Deschene’s chance to remain a presidential candidate may come today

Embattled Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene’s hopes rest on Monday. He will find out, once and for all, if his name will stay on the ballot.

Election 2014

Stage set for showdown between courts, election board

The stage has been set for a possible showdown between the courts and the tribe’s election board over who has the authority to decide whether or not Chris Deschene should be allowed to run for Navajo Nation president.

Election 2014

Tsosie and Whitethorne fire back, petition Supreme Court to remove Deschene from Nov. 4 ballot

Latest action is in response to the Navajo Board of Election’s decision to keep Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene on the ballot despite the OHA’s order to replace him with the third-place winner of the September primaries.

Election 2014

OHA: Replace Deschene with ‘candidate with the next highest votes’

The Office of Hearings and Appeals expects the Navajo Elections Administration to replace Chris Deschene with the candidate who received the next highest votes in the primary elections.

Election 2014

Election Office’s Wauneka: OHA disqualification of Deschene hearsay

In spite of the Navajo Office of Hearings and Appeals decision to disqualify presidential candidate Christopher Clark Deschene, 43, on a default judgment, voters can still cast their ballots for him as walk-in absentees.

Election 2014

Deschene disqualified, has 10 days to appeal

Chris Deschene repeatedly refused to answer questions Thursday in a hearing meant to determine whether he speaks Navajo fluently.

Election 2014

With a career in education, Atcitty looks to improve life on rez

Fannie Atcitty has spent her entire life educating Navajo youth so education will be one of her priorities if she is elected vice president of the Navajo Nation in November.

Election 2014

Benally returns to rez to fulfill dream of helping the people

For decades, Donald Benally has strived to be in a high-ranking official for the Navajo Nation.

Election 2014

Early voting underway for general election

Early voting has begun on the Navajo Reservation for the general election with tribal members able to vote for all of the positions, including that of president.